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 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 12, 2018 

Vince's Corner Golf Scramble termed a success

The 2018 Vince's Corner A-B-C-D Double Draw Golf Scramble was held this past weekend at the Four Winds Golf Course and it was a "Hot Time" for the 124 golfers involved as the temperatures rose to the...

 
 By Tom Southard    News    July 12, 2018 

Gilliand Gazebo moved to new location

About 10 years ago, Wilma Gilland told her husband Bruce, "I need a structure of some kind where I can meet with my kids when we have golf practices and when we hold our lunches ect.," Bruce, the man...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 12, 2018 

Jock Talk

A big golf happening is now in the books with the Vince’s Corner A-B-C-D Double Draw Scramble held this past weekend. Golfers poured into Kimball on Friday and many played a practice round before the Friday evening get together for a meal at the...

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    July 5, 2018

Jock Talk

Come rain or shine, the Teammates Golf Tournament was determined to go on, and it did, complete with rain and shine. With a 1 p.m. start time, following lunch and registration, the rules were told to the golfers and Greg Robinson said we are getting...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 28, 2018

Wise golfers' win honors at Kearney Junior Golf Classic

Kimball had 4 young golfers participate in the recent Kearney Junior Classic Golf Tournament with the sister-brother duo of Payton and Dillon Wise bringing home trophies for their play. Payton Wise,...

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    June 28, 2018

Jock Talk

It is Teammates Golf time this Saturday at the Four Winds Golf Course and you can still get your 4-person scramble team entered if you call the Four Winds Pro Shop. Your $60 entry fee per player will get you lunch at the Trap Shoot building at...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 21, 2018

Greenwood- Greenwood-Greenwood Team wins father's day golf

The Greenwood family came out on top once again in winning the championship of the 2018 Father's Day Golf Classic held this past weekend at the Four Winds Golf Course. Kenny Greenwood and his sons,...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 21, 2018

Jock Talk

The annual Father’s Day Golf Classic 3-person scramble is now in the books and, like always, it certainly is a classic event hosted by the Thursday Night Men’s Golf League, with Randy Bohac, the man in charge. It is so encouraging to see all of...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 14, 2018

Jock Talk

One of the bigger event weekends of the golf season has arrived with the annual Father’s Day Classic 3-person scramble to be held this weekend at the Four Winds Golf Course. This is your last chance to sign up your team for play this Saturday and...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 7, 2018

A look back at the Kimball Boy's Golf season

The Kimball High Boy’s Golf Team has put another outstanding season in the books with a lot of good memories for Coach Chad Wise and his team. The Longhorns recorded team championships, 2 runner-up finishes and a 4th place State Tournament. They de...

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    June 7, 2018

Jock Talk

I enjoyed an All Star Basketball Saturday evening giving me one more opportunity to watch some of our immediate area All Star girls in action, including Kimball’s Hannah Biesecker, who had an All Star performance hitting 4 treys and scoring in...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 31, 2018

Kimball fourth at State Golf Wise and McCloud medal winners

The Kimball High Boy's Golf Team finished 4th at the Class C State Tournament held at the Kearney Country Club Golf Course this past week and had two individual top 15 medal winners. The Longhorns...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 31, 2018

Jordan Greenwood performs well at national tournament

Kimball's Jordan Greenwood, had the honor of playing in the Division Two National Golf Tournament held in Foley, Alabama, this past week as a member of the Southeast Community College Team of Beatrice, Nebraska, after the Storm won their Regional...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 31, 2018

Jock Talk

The Nebraska Boy’s State Golf Tournament pretty much wraps up the High School Sports activities for this year, but there are some All Star contests yet to be held this summer, starting with this Saturday evening with the 24th Panhandle Prep All Sta...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 24, 2018

Brady Kilgore State silver medal winner

Kimball High's Brady Kilgore closed out his junior year of track and field with a silver medal performance at the 2018 Nebraska State Track Meet in Omaha! Kilgore brought home 2nd place honors in the...

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    May 24, 2018

Jock Talk

The 2018 Nebraska State Track Meet is now history and we had some outstanding performances from our immediate area of athletes who made the trip. You can catch those results in another story in today’s observer Sports. Unfortunately, as you read th...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 17, 2018

Kimball boys district golf champs

The Kimball High Boy's Golf Team shot their best team score of the season en route to winning the C-5 District Golf Championship they hosted this past Tuesday. The Longhorns put together a very good t...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 17, 2018

Longhorns have three state track qualifiers in four events

The Kimball High Track Team ended up with 3 State Track qualifiers, in 4 events, from the Class C-9 District Meet held at Sutherland this past Thursday. Brady Kilgore, a junior, qualified in 2 events...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 17, 2018

Kimball golfers runner-up at Bayard

For only the second time this season, the Kimball High Boy’s Golf Team failed to win a tournament they were involved in. The Longhorns ended up 4 strokes back of Bridgeport at the Bayard Tournament this past week. The winning Bridgeport Team shot 3...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 17, 2018

Jock Talk

The District competition for both track and boy’s golf are completed and the state competitions are ready to take place. State track in Omaha is this weekend, May 18-19, and state golf for Class C golfers will be in Kearney this coming Tuesday-...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 10, 2018

Kimball golfers take top honors at their Kimball Invite

The Kimball High Boy's Golf Team picked up yet another win in capturing the Team Championship, and the individual medalist honors, at the Kimball Invitational Tournament held this past Friday at the F...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 10, 2018

Bemis sets new school triple jump record at Bayard B-C-D meet

Kimball had some highlights at the Bayard B-C-D Track Invite this past week, but none brighter than the winning triple jump mark by freshman, Sam Bemis, which also established a new Kimball High...

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    May 10, 2018

Jock Talk

It’s District competition time. The Kimball High Track Team will be at District in Sutherland today (Thursday), with a start time of 10 a.m. Mountain Time. Two of the Longhorn tracksters will be looking for return trips to the State meet in Omaha...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 10, 2018

Jordan Greenwood and team headed to national golf

Kimball's, Jordan Greenwood, and his Southeast Community College Men's Golf Team is headed to the National Junior College Golf Tournament being held in Foley, Alabama, after winning the recent...

 
 By Tom Southard    News    May 10, 2018

2018 Athletic Banquet

A large turnout this past week for the annual Kimball High Booster Club Banquet and Awards Night. Jeri Ferguson served as the Master of Ceremonies and kept things moving right along. Dave Klinkhammer...

 

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